‘An epidemic’: Syphilis rages through Texas, causing newborn cases to climb amid treatment shortage

Syphilis rates in Texas continue to climb, alarming healthcare workers who see the highest increases among pregnant people and newborns. A shortage of treatment is complicating efforts to combat it.

By Karen Brooks Harper & Jayme Lozano Carver, The Texas TribuneSeptember 19, 2023 11:45 am,

From The Texas Tribune:

An alarming increase

An Old World disease

All hands on deck